Colombia (1703)-SF 1/4 real

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 11135
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This specimen was lot 11135 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $192. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. (1703) 1/4 Real or Cuartillo. Santa Fe de Nuevo Reino (Bogotá) mint. Carlos II (1665-1700). VF Details — Plugged (PCGS). Called plugged by PCGS, though this appears to just be holed, with the hole filled with encrustation. A very scarce posthumous type of Carlos II. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: .86 g, .931 fine silver, this specimen 1.13 grams.

Catalog reference: Cayón-unlisted, Restrepo M53.2, KM B7.

Sources:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.


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